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PRODUCER/REPORTER - KPLC
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PRODUCER/REPORTER - KPLC

• Emerging Level
Skills: Producers

Summary

About KPLC: KPLC is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana. Situated along Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, Lake Charles is known for it's industry, booming economy and culture. Lake Charles is the fifth-largest city in Louisiana. KPLC began broadcasting in the summer of 1954 and is consistently on of the nation's most innovative and most watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen rated stations nationally throughout the year.

Category Producers 
Location Louisiana, Greater New Orleans Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KPLC:

KPLC is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana. Situated along Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, Lake Charles is known for it's industry, booming economy and culture. Lake Charles is the fifth-largest city in Louisiana. KPLC began broadcasting in the summer of 1954 and is consistently on of the nation's most innovative and most
watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen rated stations nationally throughout the year.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-Content and overall production of local newscasts
-Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team
-Stack the rundown
-Manage the on-air broadcast from the control room
-Contribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideas
-Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile
-Also respond quickly and aggressively to breaking news and getting information on the air
-Copy-edit reporter scripts as well as all newscast copy
-Edit video for multiple platforms 
-Must work a flexible schedule when needed to cover other shifts and breaking news
-Work cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines and ensure accuracy of and update information for the on-air news ticker/crawl system.
-Report as needed


Qualifications:

-Degree in Journalism or related field, 
-Previous work or internship in journalism is a plus, 
-Someone who can identify great video and compelling sound bites 
-Have solid news judgment
-Excellent communication skills
-The ability to edit video and the ability to write clearly and concisely.  
-Must have the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, 
-Must have good writing skills
-Have a good driving record
-MVR and drug screening required

Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters and attach your resume.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Unknown
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